Maine team to be called ‘Red Claws’

The NBA Development League today announced that the new team in Portland, Maine, which will begin play in the 2009-10 season, will be called the Maine Red Claws, as determined by a fan vote. The Maine Red Claws are working on logo designs and plan to unveil their new logo in the near future.

The Maine Red Claws will begin play this November at the Portland Expo Building. The team is expected to be the new NBA Development League affiliate for the Boston Celtics, replacing the Utah Flash.

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